Tag Archives: Literacy

Teaching Literature Rhetorically: Transferable Literacy Skills for 21st Century Students

“When am I ever going to need this again?” If you’ve heard students ask this in your English class, Jennifer Fletcher has just the answer. Teaching Literature Rhetorically shows you how to help your students develop transferable literacy skills that allow them to succeed not just in their English language arts classes, but, more importantly, […]

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Tools for Teaching Content Literacy

Reading and writing across content areas is emphasized in the standards and on high-stakes tests at the state and national level. As educators seek to incorporate content-area literacy into their teaching, they confront a maze of theories, instructional strategies, and acronyms like REAP and RAFT. Teachers who do work their way through the myriad content […]

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UAE and UN launch Literacy Challenge to reward best teaching in the Arab World

Dr Hany Torky, chief technical adviser at the UNDP, said the three or four institutes that teach the most students for free will win the Literacy Challenge. Victor Besa for The National A challenge aimed at drastically improving illiteracy rates in the region was launched by the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation, in co-operation […]

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Educational Leadership and Moral Literacy: The Dispositional Aims of Moral Leaders

What makes a moral person moral? Who decides what morality means? What makes leadership practice moral? In today’s schools, what stands as moral leadership? These are questions that reflect the complexity integral to the calculus of human morality, especially in a world that is defined daily by its variant meanings of morality, its acts of […]

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Within Reach:: Providing Universal Access to the Four Pillars of Literacy (Educational Leadership for Social Justice)

Within Reach is a text for anyone interested in improving instructional practices with their students, and in expanding those practices from classroom to classroom. The multifaceted sections of the text broaden the audiences: teacher leaders, administrators, practicing teachers, and teacher/administrator preparation programs in higher education. The content from Within Reach can be used to build […]

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Education, literacy determine your longterm health

New Year’s resolutions are often attempts at self-improvement. Determined, well-intentioned people try to exercise and eat better, choose a book over tv, sign up for a class. Everyone has habits they want to break or hobbies they want to pick up. Resolutions are usually about changing yourself, but this year the Williamsburg Health Foundation dares […]

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Chairperson, Department of Educational Technology and Literacy

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION Department of Educational Technology and Literacy (EDTL)Chairperson COE-N-3028 Position: The College of Education invites applications for Chairperson of the Department of Educational Technology and Literacy (EDTL) beginning August 2017. The Chairperson position is accompanied with a faculty appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor. We seek an enthusiastic, visionary and innovative […]

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Some Helpful Activities and Resources to Teach Web Literacy to Students

July 3, 2016Few weeks ago we shared  Mozilla Learning’s Web Literacy Wheel featuring a number of key skills and competencies for 21st century students. Today we are adding another great resource from Mozilla Learning to help teachers prepare digitally savvy students who can ‘read, write and participate on the web’. Teaching Activities is a section […]

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Literacy Fun Game – ideal activity challenge for 3+ Preschool Kids a educational game that consists of a docking that has a card holder, double sided word cards with pictures & alphabet paper tiles

This delightful toy has been created for the kids to play with their most favorite literacy game, guessing and naming the object on the card fitted in front of you. Instead of spoiling them with smartphone or iPad games, equip your children with educational learning skills that will help build their vocabulary and language skills. […]

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Kinesthetically Reinforces Early Literacy Lessons In Tossing Games – Educational Insights Alphabet Bean Bags

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Alphabet Card Game Assortment Learn English Word Puzzle Children’s Educational Typer Toys Baby Learning Machines Literacy Fun

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BCIL's first literacy fair — fun and educational for young readers

Boone County Imagination Library (BCIL) held their first literacy fair Saturday, April 25 at the First United Methodist Church. There were approximately 50 children in attendance and over 20 volunteers who were not board members of BCIL. Subscription Required An online service is needed to view this article in its entirety. You need an online […]

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Some Very Good Android Apps to Develop Kids Reading and Literacy Skills

May 19, 2015 Looking for some good Android apps to help young kids develop strong literacy skills? The list below has you covered. We have sifted through the piles of apps in Google Play and handpicked for you the titles below. These are apps that have been endorsed by a wide majority of teachers and […]

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Alphabet Card Game Assortment Learn English Word Puzzle Children’s Educational Typer Toys Baby Learning Machines Literacy Fun

Your Child will Practice: Object and word recognition , Letter recognition and matching , Spelling , Sorting , Concentration , Taking turns and Sharing Product Features Type: Learning & Education Toys Material: Plastic Size: 14 x 13.5 x 4cm Color: Random Quantity: 1xTyper + 59xCards + 52xLetters For A Complete Overview Of Our Stock Click […]

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